november, 2019

28novAll DayEvent OverEvent OverFeaturedPROMOTING SPORTS ARBITRATION IN AFRICAPromoting Sports Arbitration in Africa Time has ran out! Better luck next time!

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The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch), in conjunction with Safinaz Foundation and Kenya Sports Film Festival, Kenya,  will host this Annual Lecture on Sports Arbitration, a forum that will bring together Practicing Arbitrators, and sports personalities and Institutions promoting and championing sports to discuss and raise awareness of opportunities in sport arbitration and how to maximize the platform to address challenges relating to sports administration, management and discipline of Sports personalities and institutions.


The Lecture is set to provide a forum for understanding disputes in sports administration and management, misconduct and how to address such cases through Alternative Dispute Resolution, what ADR Mechanisms work in the area of sport to resolve disputes, cases reference of Africa cases in arbitration and explore opportunities for practitioners in sports and current issues and trends in Sports Arbitration.


The Lecture will not only offer top-class speakers who have been in practice and command in sports arbitration, to speak on diverse issues, but also involves sports celebrities who will shed light in challenges and issues affecting sports personalities and how to arrive at facilitating disputes and their experience in disputes resolution. The Lecture will also provide an excellent opportunity to network.


    • Day 1
    • November 28, 2019
    • 8:00am Registration8:00am - 8:45amRegistration

    • 8:45am SESSION 18:45am - 9:00amWelcome and Introduction

    • 9:00am SESSION 29:00am - 9:15amOpening Remarks

    • 9:15am SESSION 39:15am - 9:45amChief Guest Speech

    • 9:45am SESSION 49:45am - 10:15amKeynote Speech

    • 10:15am PHOTO SESSION10:15am - 10:30amPhoto Session

    • 10:30am HEALTH BREAK10:30am - 11.00amHealth Break

    • 11:00AM SESSION 511:00AM - 12:00PMTHE AFRICA PERSPECTIVE: 1. Adequacy of Arbitral institutions and legislation to support sports Arbitration . 2. Effectiveness of ADR Processes in Sports disputes. 3. Do we have sufficient capacity to address Sports disputes through ADR. (Plenary session)

    • 12:00pm SESSION 612:00pm - 12:30pmPresentation by Sports personality (Plenary Session)

    • 12:30pm Q&A SESSION12:30pm - 1:00pmQ&A Session

    • 1:00pm LUNCH BREAK1:00pm - 2:00pmLunch Break

    • 2.00pm SESSION 72.00pm - 3.00pmSPORTS DISPUTES 1.) The rise of Anti-doping cases among sports personalities: professional Misconduct. 2.) Rising disputes in sports: what are the increase trends and nature of the cases arising in sports? 3.) The Concern of ADR: implementation and resolution of disputes. (Plenary Session)

    • 3:00pm SESSION 83:00pm - 4:00pmPOLICY FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT SPORTS ARBITRATION 1.) Raising awareness on ADR on sports arbitration 2.) Supporting clubs participation in entrenching best practices in resolving disputes 3.) Tribunal role in supporting resolution of disputes. (Plenary Session)

    • 4:00pm WAY FORWARD FOR AFRICA4:00pm - 4:30pm1.) Raising Awareness on Sports Arbitration 2.) Opportunities to explore in Sports Arbitration 3.) Setting an African Platform for Sports Arbitration

    • 4:30pm VOTE OF THANKS4:30pm - No TimeVote of Thanks

    • 6:00pm COCKTAIL EVENT6:00pm - No TimeCocktail Event


All Day (Thursday)


InterContinental Hotel

City Hall Way, Nairobi.


CIArb Kenya BranchChartered Institute of Arbitration Kenya Nicholson Drive, Off Ngong Road

InterContinental HotelCity Hall Way, Nairobi.

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